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    1902 Indian Cent, PR68 Red
    Among the Finest Certified

    1902 1C PR68 Red PCGS. Exemplary quality for this or any date of Indian cent, and certainly one of the very finest of the entire type to survive. The color is vibrant with yellow-red hues predominating on the obverse and reverse. Of course what really separates this coin from the majority are the nearly perfect surfaces. Scrutiny fails to find noteworthy fault, no specks, spots or lines from handling, age, or time. Fully and completely struck, as intended by the coiner, and as close to perfection as any collector could hope to find. The combined NGC and PCGS population reports show a tiny group of four coins graded this high, and none have been found in higher grades of this date (12/10). Quality such as this defies description, and this piece is certain to be the centerpiece of an advanced Indian cent or type collection.(Registry values: N4719)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 22AR, PCGS# 2395)

    Weight: 3.11 grams

    Metal: 95% Copper, 5% Tin and Zinc


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    February, 2011
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